Connie MacLean and I had been friends for a couple of years before I learned one of her best-kept secrets. But I would never share her secret with anyone because I, too, had a similar secret. And when you’re forced to share your secret with another person – it is natural to want to know… Continue reading What’s In A Name?
I didn’t miss Mother’s Day last week but I did miss my Ma. She died six hours after I called her to tell her I was coming to visit her. And although that was September 26, 2010, my heart still aches. It had been almost a year since my cancer treatments and I was finally… Continue reading Mother’s Day
Yesterday, I went for a walk in Gates Park, Port Coquitlam and enjoyed the weather and the great friends I have in the Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Walking Club. But I was tired and figured that I’d pass on the Sunday walk in Stanley Park. But Holly woke me up at 2:30 AM this morning to… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
Readers of this blog will remember my original Moonshine in the Maritimes story from November 8, 2016 – a blog that was both painful to write and impossible for me to complete the final chapter. But all of that changed this morning. And now my heart is racing, and my legs are shaking in excitement. The… Continue reading Moonshine in the Maritimes – The Final Chapter
Originally published May 14, 2012 This morning started off great – the weather was beautiful and I was doing the morning shift in the Chemo Room at the Cancer Centre – which meant I could spend the rest of the day at the beach in White Rock. But then I put my size 11… Continue reading The Last Card